My New Favorite Afghan!

Intro: My New Favorite Afghan!

I took a Lion Brand Pattern for the Lion Brand Wool-Ease/Vanna's Choice Pop Art Afghan and modified it a bit, after not liking the look of my stripes! I added some flowers from Lion's Crochet Motif library, and made a floral creation for my friend Jennifer.

Knowing I have issues with "finishing" projects - such as seaming and the like, I should have known that having to sew on zig-zags and circles would be a challenge. Once I gave up on those, I loved placing the center of the flowers down - Jen's 9 month old son will have a holiday with those!

I had a hard time finding Wool-Ease in Avocado, so I substituted Vanna's Choice for the background, and I think I made a good choice. It is warm, comfortable and so far has held up great.

I'd love to see more Tunisian patterns on the Lion Brand site!

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    jcoreen

    4 years ago

    That's fantastic!

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    stinkymum

    10 years ago on Introduction

    It's nice when you are able to adapt an existing pattern and make it your own. Well done!